5 Things to Do in Hertfordshire For the May Bank Holiday

5 Things to Do in Hertfordshire For the May Bank Holiday

Finding something that the whole family will enjoy during bank holiday can be a little daunting, but we’ve put together a list of fun attractions for you and the family to enjoy. All of the attractions listed are just a stone’s throw away from West Lodge Park, a country hotel Hertfordshire, so why not make a long weekend of it and book an overnight stay?

Here are five things to do in Hertfordshire for the May bank holiday!


Aldenham Country Park

Visit 100 acres of beautiful Hertfordshire countryside at Aldenham Country Park, where you can enjoy the scenery, lakeside walks, explore the farm and feed the animals. If you’re visiting with family, you can explore the Winnie the Pooh Trail and play pooh sticks, before enjoying a picnic in the countryside. It’s the perfect family-friendly day out for the May bank holiday.

Paradise Wildlife Park

Meet animals like lions, tigers and meerkats at the most visited tourist attraction in Hertfordshire for a fantastic family day out. Paradise Wildlife Park has a new World of Dinosaurs section where you can explore animatronic dinosaurs in the woods before you’re let loose in the park to explore. There are hundreds of animals at Paradise Wildlife Park to see, including tigers, lions, zebras, monkeys and a selection of farm yard animals.

Hatfield House

Visit Hatfield House and explore the gardens, then have a bite to eat in The Stable Yard. You’ll also find Hatfield Park Farm here, and if your little ones are creative, head to Pot of Art in the Stable Yard to create a masterpiece to take home.

Hatfield House has stunning examples of Jacobean craftmanship throughout the house, and a number of gardens and attractions to explore, so there really is something here for everyone.

Stowe National Trust Gardens

Stowe Gardens is one of the most popular attractions for families in Buckinghamshire. The park and gardens are vast here, and there are 250 acres to explore along with well-kept surfaced paths – perfect for buggies and accessible for all. You can walk for miles and enjoy views across the lakes and grassland, and Spring has finally sprung with fields of daffodils and buttercups to see.

Natural History Museum at Tring

The Natural History Museum at Tring is come to a huge collection of creatures great and small from across the world, displayed in floor to ceiling glass cabinets. It’s a fascinating place to explore, and it provides an opportunity to get up close and personal with almost 4,000 different species of animals, birds and insects.